Unusual Candidiate

(BLS, URM status, non-traditional, GLBT)

Posts: 14
Joined: Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:37 pm

Unusual Candidiate

Postby pepemaui » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:54 pm

Hi everyone! I am a 39 year old MD, MBA. My undergrad grades from Emory were 3.57, MBA 3.83, LSAT 175. I am a board certified emergency medicine physician who is applying to law school. I understand the financial ramifications, but I am really just looking for opinions on Top tier schools like Harvard/Yale/etc.. I know my GPA is a bit low, but I have the MD/MBA as well. Does it make a difference or am I simply chucked out because of my gpa? Thanks for your thoughts.

User avatar

Posts: 623
Joined: Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:26 pm

Re: Unusual Candidiate

Postby RedBirds2011 » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:56 pm

Pepemaui=school addict

User avatar

Posts: 1675
Joined: Tue May 11, 2010 12:28 pm

Re: Unusual Candidiate

Postby kwais » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:56 pm

I would think you are precisely the candidate who can overcome that GPA, especially with that LSAT. I think you are good to go with one or both of H/Y.


Posts: 213
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:33 pm

Re: Unusual Candidiate

Postby hooma » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:57 pm

You definitely have a shot: http://lawschoolnumbers.com/Cravin/jd


Posts: 20072
Joined: Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:06 pm

Re: Unusual Candidiate

Postby bk1 » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:59 pm

You don't need to make more than one thread for the exact same topic.

Any responses to OP's question can be posted in the main thread here: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=181304

Return to “Under Represented Law Student Forum�

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests